Socks

Posted by on 7/18/2019 to Facts and Fun
Do you ever think about where or how certain things came to be? Take socks for example...we put them on and never give it a second thought others then what color to wear. Did you know socks go back as far as ancient greek? Of course back then they were made of animal hair. The romans wrapped their feet in leather and woven fabrics until they started sewing the fabric together to make fitted socks. It's pretty interesting how socks evolved from the early stages to what they are now. Now socks are not only for practical purposes, but also for fashion. Lots of great designs to chose from !

Surfer Jewelry

Posted by on 7/11/2019 to Facts and Fun
Did you know? The meaning of the fish hook pendant in Hawaii came from the respect Hawaiians have for the ocean, which has provided sustenance and enabled travel. Initially, the fish hook was put to practical use in fishing. It represents strength, prosperity, abundance, and a great respect for the sea. Ancient Hawaiians believed that a bone necklace takes on part of the spirit of those who wear it. The symbolism and value of the fish hook is spread all over the Pacific Ocean cultures. Fish hook jewelry became very popular with surfers, as it also symbolized protection during journeys over water. Fish hook jewelry is available from handcrafted to mass produced made with many different materials. Bone, wood, gold, silver, resin... Whether or not you believe in the spirit of the fish hook, it remains a largely known symbol of beauty, strength, prosperity and safe travels. For you it might just be a cool kind of necklace and that's okay too.

Pineapple

Posted by on 7/4/2019 to Facts and Fun
Did you know the pineapple was a symbol of Royal Privilege? In the American colonies of England, fresh, dried and candied fruit were used as a dessert...It was this that made the crowned fruit the high symbol of social events and became the meaning of welcome, friendship and hospitality. Today pineapples are a welcome and healthy addition in any diet. No matter if eaten raw, cooked or in a drink, the tropical flavor reminds many of an island vacation. Pineapples are also popular as home decor. Add some tropical flair to your home and enjoy it for years to come.